Blaine White
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
NMLS #559615
110 N Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606
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I believe that good relationships are built through teamwork and involvement, delivered through our advisors, wealth management client associates and access to the global investment capabilities of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America.  I want to be your primary source for financial advice and guidance. And I want you to value the dedication and diligence offered to you at each step of the financial planning process.

Blaine R. White, CRPC®, CPFA® is a Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. He has been with Merrill since 1992 and serves as the relationship manager for the group. Drawing on his extensive experience and Merrill’s global resources, he focuses on assisting clients in reaching their retirement, philanthropic and legacy planning goals through wealth planning, proper asset allocation and investment diversification.

Blaine received Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" Award for 2022, 2023 and 2024 (*Source: The Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list, published annually Jan - April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year). Blaine graduated from Indiana University with an MBA in Finance and Investment Management. He also holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation awarded by the College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. Blaine and his wife Amy live in Glenview, Illinois with their two children.

*Asset allocation, diversification and rebalancing do not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets. *Source: The Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list, published annually Jan - April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year. Data provided by SHOOK® Research, LLC. Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person, virtual, and telephone due diligence meetings to measure best practices; also considered are: client retention, industry experience, credentials, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, such as: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criterion because client objectives and risk tolerances vary, and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. SHOOK’s research and rankings provide opinions intended to help investors choose the right financial advisor and are not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Past performance is not an indication of future results. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK Research receive compensation in exchange for placement on the ranking. For more information, please see SHOOK is a registered trademark of SHOOK Research, LLC.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2022-2024
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2023-2024
(Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year.)
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Blaine White is registered to do business in AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI.
Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™, CRPC™, and the CRPC™ logo are certification marks or registered certification marks of The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. in the United States.